Framework for Product Innovation Using SOEKS and Decisional DNA

  • Mohammad Maqbool WarisEmail author
  • Cesar Sanin
  • Edward Szczerbicki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9621)


Product innovation always requires a foundation based on both knowledge and experience. The production and innovation process of products is very similar to the evolution process of humans. The genetic information of humans is stored in genes, chromosomes and DNA. Similarly, the information about the products can be stored in a system having virtual genes, chromosomes and decisional DNA. The present paper proposes a framework for systematic approach for product innovation using a Smart Knowledge Management System comprising Set of Experience Knowledge Structure (SOEKS) and Decisional DNA. Through this system, entrepreneurs and organizations will be able to perform the product innovation process technically and quickly, as this framework will store knowledge in the form of experiences of the past innovative decisions taken. This proposed system is dynamic in nature as it updates itself every time a decision is taken.


Product innovation Product design Set of experience Decisional DNA Innovation management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Maqbool Waris
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cesar Sanin
    • 1
  • Edward Szczerbicki
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia
  2. 2.Gdansk University of TechnologyGdanskPoland

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